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Kuther, Tara

Tara L. Kuther Western Connecticut State University, USA

Tara L. Kuther is an award-winning author and professor of psychology at Western Connecticut State University, where she has taught courses in child, adolescent, and adult development for 30 years. Dr. Kuther earned her PhD in developmental psychology from Fordham University. She is a Fellow of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (American Psychological Association, Division 2), has served the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and the Society for Research on Adolescence, and is the former chair of the Teaching Committee for the Society for Research in Child Development. Dr. Kuther is the author of over 30 books in developmental psychology and professional development. Her research interests include social cognition and risky activity in adolescence and adulthood as well as professional development for undergraduate and graduate students.